The 125 Best Packaged Foods for Men

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Stop the grocery guesswork. With this shopping list in hand, you won't need to scan labels or compare brands. We've sampled, tested, and rated hundreds of products to find the healthiest, tastiest foods for men. Stock your cart with these picks and you're halfway to the body you want.

Breads and Grains

1) Best Cereal

Kashi Whole Wheat Biscuits, Cinnamon Harvest

One bowl packs the fiber you need to stay full until lunch.

Per 2 oz (28 biscuits): 180 calories, 6 g protein, 43 g carbs (5 g fiber), 1 g fat

2) Best Instant Oatmeal

Quaker Weight Control Instant Oatmeal, Cinnamon

This morning meal has a sane number of calories and won't jolt your tastebuds with too much sugar.

Per packet: 160 calories, 7 g protein, 29 g carbs (6 g fiber), 3 g fat

3) Best Steel-Cut Oats

Arrowhead Mills Organic Steel Cut Oats Hot Cereal

It's nuttier and more filling than instant oatmeal.

Per 1/4 cup: 160 calories, 6 g protein, 27 g carbs (8 g fiber), 3 g fat

4) Best Granola

Nature's Path Organic Pomegran Plus Granola with Cherries

Mix it into Greek yogurt (# 57).

Per 3/4 cup: 250 calories, 5 g protein, 38 g carbs (4 g fiber), 9 g fat

5) Best Breakfast Bar

Kind Plus Almond Cashew + Omega-3

A crunchy, craving-busting bar with just nine ingredients.

Per bar: 150 calories, 4 g protein, 18 g carbs (4 g fiber), 9 g fat

6) Best Bagel

Pepperidge Farm Whole Grain

Slap a scrambled egg (#60) on one of these for a protein-packed start to your day.

Per bagel: 250 calories, 11 g protein, 49 g carbs (6 g fiber), 1.5 g fat

7) Best English Muffin

Rudi's Organic Whole Grain Wheat English Muffins

Upgrade your breakfast: Top it with tomato, egg, and Swiss (#49).

Per muffin: 120 calories, 5 g protein, 23 g carbs (3 g fiber), 1 g fat


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8) Best Sliced Bread

Arnold Grains & More Bread, 100% Whole Wheat Triple Health

No high-fructose corn syrup and plenty of fiber.

Per slice: 100 calories, 4 g protein, 20 g carbs (6 g fiber), 2 g fat

9) Best Burger Bun

Arnold Select Sandwich Thins, Whole Wheat

Less bread so you can taste more meat.

Per bun: 100 calories, 5 g protein, 21 g carbs (5 g fiber), 1 g fat

10) Best Hot Dog Roll

Pepperidge Farm Classic Whole Grain White

A tasty bun that stands up to loads of sauerkraut.

Per roll: 110 calories, 6 g protein, 21 g carbs (2 g fiber), 1 g fat

11) Best Tortilla

La Tortilla Factory Smart & Delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oil Multi Grain Soft Wrap

Per tortilla: 100 calories, 9 g protein, 18 g carbs (12 g fiber), 3.5 g fat

12) Best Pita

Weight Watchers 100% Whole Wheat

Perfect for a sandwich on the go.

Per pita: 100 calories, 7 g protein, 24 g carbs (9 g fiber), 1 g fat

13) Best Pizza Crust

Rustic Crust Organic Great Grains

Top with thinly sliced potatoes, chopped leeks, prosciutto, and blue cheese; bake at 450°F for 15 minutes.

Per 1/6 crust: 140 calories, 5 g protein, 25 g carbs (1 g fiber), 1.5 g fat

14) Best Whole-Wheat Pasta

Bionaturae Organic 100% Whole Wheat Spaghetti

A whole-wheat pasta that doesn't taste like cardboard.

Per 2 oz: 180 calories, 7 g protein, 35 g carbs (6 g fiber), 1.5 g fat

15) Best Regular Pasta

Ronzoni Smart Taste Spaghetti

It's smart because it has as much calcium as a glass of milk and three times the fiber of regular pasta.

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